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Counseling: Scholarships March

 

MARCH DEADLINES  

 

BLITMAN SCHOLARSHIP TO PROMOTE DIVERSITY IN ENGINEERING

Criteria: Applicant must be a high school senior who is a member of an underrepresented ethnic minority in the field of engineering (African-American, Hispanic, or Native American), has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university, and is a U.S. citizen. Applications will be evaluated based on GPA, internship/co-op experience and community involvement, two faculty recommendations, honors/scholarships/awards, and answers to the four questions on the application.
Award: $5,000 ($2,500 per semester)
 
Canyons Education Foundation Bright Star Scholarship
$1,000
Dealine: March 22
 
CREATE A GREETING CARD SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST
Criteria: Contestants must submit an original photo, artwork or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. Must be 14 years old or older. See website for official rules.
Amount: $10,000 (plus $1,000 for your school)
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Application: http://www.gallerycollection.com/greetingcardscontests.htm
 
Distinguished Young Women program
The third annual Distinguished Young Women program will be held in Draper, UT at Summit Academy on April 15th. Participating in this program will help teach and build valuable life skills and award cash scholarships. Last year, we awarded just under $3,500 to girls who participated in our local program! The top girls from our program were selected to go on and participate at the State DYW program of UT and they won an additional $4,000 in scholarships.
This is a FREE program for all participants and will take place at Summit Academy in Draper UT on Saturday April 15th at 7pm and the deadline to sign up online is March 10th.

If you are interested in the program please sign up at the following website:

www.DistinguishedYW.org

HARLEQUIN DANCE SCHOLARSHIP 
Criteria: Harlequin Dance will be awarding 4 scholarships each month throughout the year (contest ends on the last business day of each month by 1:00 pm MST). Submit your dance video on YouTube. Winners will be selected through a combination of online votes and a panel of judges.
Award: $250 cash
Deadline: The last business day of each month (2015)
 
 
INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE PREPARATORY SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria: For American Indian and Alaska Native students pursuing a career in a health services profession and needing help paying for undergraduate prerequisite/pre-professional programs.
Award: Covers tuition and required fees
Deadline: March 28, 2019
 

JIFFY LUBE "WHAT DRIVES YOU” SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria: 
For licensed drivers 16-18 years old enrolled in high school. Must write a 500-word essay on "what drives you now."

Award: $1,500 - $5,000
Deadline: March 18, 2019
Contact:  http://www.yourturn2apply.com/UTothers.htm 

MAUREEN L. AND HOWARD N. BLITMAN SCHOLARSHIP TO PROMOTE DIVERSITY IN ENGINEERING
Criteria: Awarded to a high school senior from an ethnic minority (African-American, Hispanic, Native American) who has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university.
Award: Two payments of $2,500 each at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters of the freshman year
Deadline: March 1, 2019
 
 
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND SCHOLARSHIP 
Criteria: Several scholarships are available for students who are legally blind in both eyes and are planning to enroll full-time in college during the fall of 2014.  Utah scholarships are also available (email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on local scholarship opportunities through National Federation of the Blind of Utah).
Award: $3,000 - $12,000 and financial assistance to attend the national convention
Deadline: March 31, 2019
Contacthttps://nfb.org/scholarships
  
PMI Utah Northern Chapter Scholarship
SCHOLARHSIP CONTEST: YouTube Video Submission

To apply for and be considered for a scholarship, please create and upload a 5 minute or less YouTube video telling a story about a project you have been involved in.

Here are some topics that could be, but are not required to be, covered:

Your role in the project
Project Initiation: How did you/the team define your project?
Project Planning: How did you/the team determine what needed to get done and the course of action?
Project Execution: How did you/the team perform the work?
Project Monitoring and Controlling: How did you/the team determine you were on track and how did you manage any issues that came up?
Outcome of the project
Lessons Learned: Did you/the team gain any knowledge during the project that you can implement in future projects?

Qualifications

To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

Utah student attending an accredited Utah High School, College, University, or Trade School (High School students must be a Junior or a Senior)
Available to present at the PMI Utah Northern Chapter’s Professional Development Conference on 04/10/2019, at the Salt Palace Convention Center (100 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101)

Please send the below information by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 3/15/2019 to be considered.

  • Name:
  • Phone Number:
  • Address:
  • City, State, Zip:
  • Email:
  • School Currently Attending:
  • YouTube Video Submission URL:
 
College Prep Scholar
Any high school junior, regardless of citizenship, currently attending high school in the U.S. is eligible for the College Prep Scholars Program. Additionally, U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents living abroad are eligible for the program. International students living outside the U.S. are not eligible.

Applicants must be high school juniors who are planning to apply to college during the fall of their senior year.

Awards for College Prep Scholars may include:
 
    A full scholarship to a college summer program at Stanford, Yale, Emory, UChicago, and more. Scholarships cover travel, tuition, and room & board.
    Quest for Excellence Awards, including up to $1,000 for a new laptop and other resources to enhance your college application (online courses, test preparation, test registration fees, and more).
    An invitation to a QuestBridge National College Admissions Conference at Penn, Vanderbilt, or Pomona.
    Personalized feedback on your college essay.
    Campus visits to QuestBridge college partners.
    One-on-one admissions telementoring from Amherst College students.
    Specialized guidance and resources for the college application process.
    Access to an online community of peers who are also applying to top colleges.
Deadline March 20th 

SUCCESS IN EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP ( Keys to Success)

Criteria: For high school seniors who have been awarded a Keys to Success Key Card and who are planning to attend Select Utah schools) and have met the minimum admission requirements there. Application includes a personal statement and letter of recommendation.  
Amount: 
$1,000 scholarship to UVU , SLCC , U of U and Weber and USU 
Deadline: 
March 15
Contact: 
 Download the Keys to Success App or go to KTSU.com to apply     
   

  

TXT180.com Scholarship

 

TXT180 is excited to announce our scholarships for 2019 high school graduates! We understand that many need help paying for college expenses and want to help provide some financial relief to 2 students. We have 2 scholarships available:

  1. Utah Resident Scholarship $1,000
  2. USA National Scholarship $1,000

You can apply for the scholarship now if you’re graduating in 2019.

Application deadline is March 1, 2019, and the scholarships awardees will be announced on April 1, 2019. Funds will be dispersed for the fall semester 2019.

1) Write a 500 – 800 word essay on: Why you want to go to college and what you are most excited for in the college experience.
2) Fill out the application, attach your essay, and high school transcript. Find the application online – click here.

Utah Local Scholarship Requirements:
– Must be a resident of the state of Utah
– Must be attending a college or university in Utah as a full-time, degree-seeking student
– Be a High School Graduate in 2019
– Be a U.S Citizen or a non-citizen eligible for federal financial aid

Academic Requirements:
– Earn at least a 3.4 cumulative high school GPA on the 4.0 scale
– Earn at least the score of 25 on the ACT

USA National Scholarship Requirements:
– Must be a resident of the U.S.
– Must be attending the college or university in the U.S. as a full-time, degree-seeking student
– Be a high school graduate in 2019
– Be a U.S. Citizen or Non-Citizen eligible for federal financial aid

 

Academic Requirements:
– Earned at least a 3.4 cumulative high school GPA on the 4.0 scale
– Earned at least the score of 25 on the ACT

 
USU Educational Opportunity Scholarship
The Educational Opportunity Scholarship is available to incoming freshman. Consideration is based on 1st generation, ethnicity, and demonstration of financial need.
Requirements

Students must complete the online application for admissions to USU.
A minimum 104 index and 20 ACT/940 SAT required (written portion NOT required).
Applicants agree to use the scholarship in consecutive semesters, unless a deferment or leave of absence is approved.
Students awarded the scholarship can only use the scholarship on the USU Logan Main campus.
Complete personal essays as part of the application.

Varies from $500 to full tuition

CLICK HERE

Deadline: March  1

 

YOUTHLINC YOUNG HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Criteria: Applicants must demonstrate sustained and focused humanitarian/volunteer service. Application includes two essays, an official transcript, and two recommendation forms.
Award: $1,000-5,000
Deadline: March 1, 2019 (received, not postmarked)
Contacthttp://www.youthlinc.org/programs/yha.html